This Fief, which saw continuous fighting between the towns
of the regions of Liguria, Lombardy and Emilia Romagna, underwent various
modifications until it came under the protection of the Grand Duchy of
Tuscany in 18th century.
Due to the numerous hereditary divisions among
the Malaspina Family, other castles were erected in the vicinity of
Licciana Nardi; of which only two have stood up to the tumultuousness of
the various centuries: the Bastia
(13th -14th century) and the Monti
Recently a very special Award was celebrated in
Licciana Nardi: the 'Lunigiana Storica (Historical Lunigiana)' Award
dedicated to dissertations, newspaper articles and news reports, intended
to express appreciation for the inland areas around Luni.
The Parish Church with a 16th-century marble altarpiece is
well worth a visit.